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Linear Momentum in Physics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you push a heavy box across a room is it an isolated system?

Question 2 2. Which best describes momentum?

Question 3 3. If you are decreasing your momentum, which scenario would provide the safest landing?

Question 4 4. Which best describes impulse?

Question 5 5. Why doesn't the car move when you push from the inside?

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Question 6 6. What is momentum?

Question 7 7. If you are falling, which scenario will cause the greatest change in momentum when you land?

Question 8 8. Why are perfectly elastic collisions rare?

Question 9 9. Which best describes an elastic collision?

Question 10 10. A ball is moving at 5 m/s with a momentum of 12 kg m/s. What is the mass of the ball?

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Question 11 11. When friction acts on two billiard balls, are the balls part of an isolated system?

Question 12 12. When a soccer player kicks a soccer ball, which type of collision usually occurs?

Question 13 13. How was it possible for the bike and the semi-truck to have the same momentum?

Question 14 14. What is conserved within any system?

Question 15 15. What must be exerted on an object for it to have momentum?

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Question 16 16. What does it mean to say that momentum is conserved?

Question 17 17. What is the difference between a system and an isolated system?

Question 18 18. Why do the cannon and cannonball cancel out each others' momenta?

Question 19 19. Jeff's car weighs 2000 lbs and is moving east at 20 km/hour. Jordan's car is twice as heavy, and is moving east at 10 km/hour. Whose car has more momentum?

Question 20 20. How is it possible for momentum to be conserved in a system if the individual components experience a change?

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Question 21 21. What does it mean to say that something is proportional?

Question 22 22. Why is increasing the time interval a safer way to land from a fall?

Question 23 23. What is a collision?

Question 24 24. Which best describes an isolated system?

Question 25 25. If an object has a mass of 10 kg and a velocity of 6 m/s to the left, what is its momentum?

Linear Momentum in Physics Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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